Thursday, April 26, 2018


VW sign outside a Volkswagen dealership in London

After Google, Portugal’s Tech Scene Gets Boost from VW

LISBON (Reuters) Volkswagen is to set up a software development center in Lisbon joining a growing list of companies attracted to the information technology scene...
A sign of China's e-commerce company is seen at CES Asia 2016 in Shanghai

Robots Will Replace Humans in Retail, Says China’s

MADRID (Reuters) Robots will eventually replace human workers in the retail industry, the chief executive of Chinese e-commerce company predicted on Tuesday. China's second-largest...
The ticker and logo for General Electric Co. is displayed on a screen at the post where it's traded on the floor of the NYSE

GE Rides Gene Therapy Wave with Ready-Made Viral Drug Factories

By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) General Electric is raising its bet on biotechnology with the launch of prefabricated manufacturing units for producing virus-based gene and cell...
A marijuana plant is seen in a field of marijuana in Guachinango

Israel’s Together Signs Deal to Grow Cannabis in Foreign Country

JERUSALEM (Reuters) Israel's Together said on Tuesday it plans to grow up to 25 acres (10 hectares) of medical cannabis in a foreign country in...
An employee walks down the stairs at Givaudan's perfumery school in Singapore

Givaudan Turns to Haitian Roots for Anti-Wrinkle Ingredient

ZURICH (Reuters) Swiss fragrance and flavors company Givaudan has begun recycling Haitian vetiver roots now used to make oil for fragrances to produce a...
U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken quits Japan: Bloomberg

U.S.-Based Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken Quits Japan: Bloomberg

(Reuters) U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken will stop its trading services in Japan, citing rising costs of doing business there, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday The exchange...